Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

The Return of Poly-Styrene

One of my favorite sheroines of all time is back: Poly-Styrene of X-Ray Spex has a new album out in April. The first single is even all new media ish. Oh bondage, up yours!

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Spider-Man Tangled in Web?

YouTube – Spider-Man Reviews in a Minute.

I applaud critics standing by consumers rather than producers and reviewing Taymor’s Broadway debacle before opening. Interesting to note how Twitter and online reviews helped compel them to write. But I wonder: Are newspaper critics hung up on story, or are they evaluating the world Taymor is making, as Henry Jenkins discusses in Convergence Culture?

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